K-Beauty in Goryeo era

In drama “Scarlet Heart Ryeo”, fourth prince So (actor Lee Jun Ki) wears a mask to cover a “hideous” knife scar on his face. He’s feared and shunned not only because of his ruthless killings but also because of the scar. While the story about the fourth prince’s scar is a fiction created by theContinue reading “K-Beauty in Goryeo era”

Gwang Jong, the Korean king featured in drama “Scarlet Heart Ryeo”

“Moon Lovers; Scarlet Heart Ryeo” finished airing in 2016. It’s 2020, and fans are still petitioning for the second season (myself included)- we desperately want to know how (and if) Wang So and Hae Soo meet again in the modern era. There’s no shortage of fan-made trailers imagining a reunion of Wang So and HaeContinue reading “Gwang Jong, the Korean king featured in drama “Scarlet Heart Ryeo””

“Secret Royal Inspector” drama: historical context

Kim Myung Soo (Infinite L) and Kwon Nara are acting in a new historical drama “Secret Royal Inspector”. L is likely to star as a royal inspector of Joseon, and Kwon Nara as an intelligent, beautiful gisaeng. For more information, you can check out this website. Kwon Nara is most famous for her roles asContinue reading ““Secret Royal Inspector” drama: historical context”

How & whys of Seo Ye Ji’s fashion in drama “It’s okay to not be okay”

Seo Ye Ji in the drama “It’s okay not to be okay” plays Go Mun Yeong, an unpredictable, fiery-tempered beautiful female lead who seems frighteningly cold-hearted and brutal but with a closer look, even surprisingly vulnerable and loveable. Portraying a rich and popular author of children’s books, Seo Ye Ji is often dressed in clothesContinue reading “How & whys of Seo Ye Ji’s fashion in drama “It’s okay to not be okay””